Only 50 miles from the coast of Venezuela, Bonaire is an island of natural beauty, where pink flamingos almost outnumber people, and the most popular sport is scuba diving – often ranked as among the best in the world. more...
The crystalline blue waters of Bonaire Marine Park and the talcum sands of pocket beaches create ideal conditions for scuba diving, snorkeling, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing, beach-combing, and windsurfing. The rugged hills are perfect for mountain biking, hiking, ecotouring and birdwatching. Bonaire is an obvious choice for nature lovers.
The quiet capital of Kralendijk has only one main street, and as you stroll along you’ll see colourful buildings constructed in the Dutch-colonial style. Along the water is a promenade and amy of the streets are lined with shops and restaurants. The town pier is worth a visit, during the early mornings fishmongers and fruit vendors set up shop at the alfresco market. Visit during Carnival, which takes place in Kralendijk every February. Colourful costumes, parades and traditional music and dancing fill the streets with a party atmosphere.
For beach lovers Lac Bay on the east coast has two beaches, clothing-optional Sorobon Beach, located on its south side is considered by many to be the best beach on the island, and is also a great spot for windsurfing, kiting, swimming and snorkeling.